I have audio from spending an evening with Danny Glover discussing art + politics + the artist agenda. Will edit a clip soon.
Ting-A-Ling, c1994. Shabba Banks.
Reminds me of being a teen in Harlem - weekend parties.
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Oil paintings by Elizabeth Colomba.
"The Ants" ‘11 AND "Mary in the Hall" ‘08
Yes for Black woman posture, fabric, story, reflection and ALL.
Short film about the piece, In The Red, by Nigerian performance artist, Jelili Atiku.
Music in October with QuestLove. Yes will be there.
Lebanese artist Saloua Raouda Choucair. Work currently at the Tate Modern.
Just really sunk my teeth into the work and voice of multi-media artist, SONIA BOYCE.
Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle. by Yinka Shonibare MBE.
Looking forward to checking this out at the Martime Museum in Greenwhich London during my trip next week.
Artwork by Congolese artist Aimé Mpane
This is Flaco Shalom.
Visual artist. Detroiter. And owner of The Untitled Bottega—a midtown Detroit gallery that’s redefining what it means to be an art exhibition space.
The facilities are large, unfinished, and uncurated. Flaco and his team are doing the interior construction themselves and welcome art of any expression or medium. The Bottega is currently home to two hip hop concert series: The Foundation and The Crack House. And host to a collection of other events.
A typical day there looks like the ultimate haven for today’s young artist, and often includes pizza, beer, and several hookahs. There are always a few of Flaco’s creative collaborators screening tees or dry-walling or yelling obscenities at each other. Trae Isaac is usually in some corner earphones on, head bopping, painting a new piece. Flaco, a Marvel movie, and a wet canvas are in the back room. And, of course, there’s the sweetest pit bull ever: Whiskey.
The Untitled Bottega. 314 E. Baltimore. Twitter/IG: @UntitledBottega.
The Bottega is hosting its grand opening this Saturday 9/21/2013. If you’re in Detroit, you definitely have to come through! I’ll be there for the gala that evening—let me know if you’re going and want to link up :)
Peep the website for more information: www.UntitledBottega.com.
Yes Black Art in Detroit.